How to Rug a Horse

Learn how to safely put a rug and neck rug on a horse.

The Expert | Kellie McCarthy

Kellie McCarthy is the stud manager of Mill Park Stud in Meningie, South Australia.  

Kellie holds a Diploma of Horse Breeding & Training. In 2017 she was awarded the Horsemanship Award at the Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards.  

Kellie has been at Mill Park since 2011. Prior to that she worked in New Zealand on a breeding farm. She started her career in Ireland where she rode trackwork, worked in a National Hunt yard and led horses at yearling sales.
"You learn something new every day that you work with horses."
Many thanks to our experts for sharing their methods of working with horses. Every farm will do things differently but remember, horses are individuals and you might use the knowledge you learn today to help a horse in the future.
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